Updated: 10/11/2017 by Computer Hope

16:9 is an aspect ratio found on widescreen displays that is wider horizontally than vertically. This aspect ratio is commonly found and used with widescreen computer displays and HDTVs. Below is a general visual comparison between the 16:9 and 4:3 aspect ratios.

Aspect ratio example

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